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Old 04-22-2010, 11:50 PM   #61
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Any of the major brands will work well. Omni is made by PPG and is there base line paint, its affordable and has good preformance. Any othere PPG or Dupount product will work well.
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^^^ I can attest, however i disagree with the dupont statement.

They are utterly HORRIBLE, just a bad company in general, and gm i am pretty sure runs them and GM paint is always.....questionable.

If you are going to use anyone i highly suggest PPG.
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hey norcal any luck on posting the interior painting how to's the ones that are stickied in the official how to section are rather vague
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^^^ I can attest, however i disagree with the dupont statement.

They are utterly HORRIBLE, just a bad company in general, and gm i am pretty sure runs them and GM paint is always.....questionable.

If you are going to use anyone i highly suggest PPG.
I stoped arguing about what company has better paint a long time ago. The truth is any company as large as PPG and Dupount would not have gotten to where there at selling complete crap. This holds ture for all paint, you get what you pay for. If GM buys crap Dupount paint they got what they paid for, doesnt mean that all Dupount's products are crap.

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hey norcal any luck on posting the interior painting how to's the ones that are stickied in the official how to section are rather vague
Let me look and see if I have any pictures or if it would be just a written how to.
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I stoped arguing about what company has better paint a long time ago. The truth is any company as large as PPG and Dupount would not have gotten to where there at selling complete crap. This holds ture for all paint, you get what you pay for. If GM buys crap Dupount paint they got what they paid for, doesnt mean that all Dupount's products are crap.



Let me look and see if I have any pictures or if it would be just a written how to.
Just saying, there was a HUGE fuss how dupont was a MAJOR issue in the environmental scene. They have since cleaned up their act.

But I have had 3 cars painted, all using ppg products. I had one previously painted using a high grade dupont....low and behold, was not good to say the least.
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that omni brand is decent paint for the price it is, just got some in a can to do my buddies interior
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I will just throw this out there and see what happens! I don't think there is a solution.
Situation: Your bumper and lower hood has a ton of 'rash' from small stones. dabbing all these spots individually is not really practical. on the other hand, 98% of the paint in good. Is there a method or means using rattle can to paint small areas (say 6x6inches)?
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You could sand the 6x6 area feathering the edges . Tape it off then lay a high build primer and sand between coats. Use a Oem paint to cover the primered area.

I would recommend painting whole bumper as to get the fresh paint to blend
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You could sand the 6x6 area feathering the edges . Tape it off then lay a high build primer and sand between coats. Use a Oem paint to cover the primered area.

I would recommend painting whole bumper as to get the fresh paint to blend
How about a hood and fenders? I've seen some videos but still looks hard. They frame the edges then go in for layers, but what happens with overlap?
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Can someone help me with finding a SPRAY version of the chalk board paint that krylon sells....just wondering, preferably would like to pick it up in my immediate area.
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